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Former FHFA head wants to turn Fannie, Freddie into insurance companies

Former FHFA head wants to turn Fannie, Freddie into insurance companies

A former head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency wants to turn the government-backed mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie...

Fannie, Freddie to raise mortgage lending fees

Fannie, Freddie to raise mortgage lending fees

Government-sponsored Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac said that they will increase fees charged to lenders by 0.1 percentage points...

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Jumbo home loans set to play bigger role for U.S. buyers

Should you be concerned that the maximum loan amount buyers will be able to obtain through the biggest players...

Obama nominates N.C. congressman to run FHFA

Obama nominates N.C. congressman to run FHFA

President Barack Obama is expected to tap a North Carolina congressman to lead the Federal Housing Finance Agency, which...

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Fannie, Freddie regulator pushes lawmakers to eliminate taxpayer reliance

The controversial regulator of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is urging lawmakers to drastically scale back or even eliminate the...

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Fannie and Freddie to form new company

The government-backed mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are abandoning their separate systems for  securitizing home loans and are forming a joint company that could be up and running as soon as next year,...

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Lawmakers call on Pres. Obama to replace FHFA’s Edward DeMarco

A group of 45 members of the U.S. House of Representatives came together today to sign a letter urging president...

White House looking for new FHFA director

White House looking for new FHFA director

The White House is preparing to nominate a new director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, which oversees Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, as early as next year, the Wall Street Journal reported. The...

Federal regulators bank on new plan to stimulate mortgage lending

Federal regulators bank on new plan to stimulate mortgage lending

The Federal Housing Finance Agency announced a new plan Monday to guide banks through the lending process in a...

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Administration searches for new ways to help Fannie and Freddie borrowers

In the wake of the Federal Housing Finance Administration’s firm stance that it will not allow principal reductions for...

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